After Samsung, LG has decided to dabble in the world of Android flip-phones. The company on Monday introduced the new LG Wine Smart Android clamshell smartphone in South Korea. The phone is being targeted to the elderly people, who are not familiar with touch smartphones.
The LG Wine Smart comes with a user-interface, which has been designed considering elderly people in mind and the phone can be fully operated without the need to use touchscreen. The phone also sports Kakao Talk button for quick access to the messaging app. IN addition, LG has included a safe-keeper function in the smartphone, which shares the location information of the phone to the pre-defined contacts, when the phone has not been used for a long period and other similar cases.
In terms of the specifications, the LG Wine Smart features a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.4, 8MP rear camera and VGA front shooter. The phone also packs 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 1700 mAh battery and 4G LTE support.
The phone will be released in White and Black colour option beginning September 26. The pricing is unclear at this moment and so are the availability details outside Korea.